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Courses and Resources

The Boot Room

FA Bootroom – coaching courses, guides, sessions 

FA Learning YouTube channel has launched as part of Football’s Staying Home; offering coaches and learners a new way to keep learning while staying safe and staying home. Visit the channel by clicking here 

Register your interest for the FA PLAYMAKER 

A new entry-level football course for volunteers in the grassroots game open to anyone aged 14 or over. It’s completely free, all online, and requires no previous football experience or qualifications to join. Click here for more.

How can you use The FA Respect programme to set up a positive season

FA LEARNING - FREE ONLINE COURSES INC. Concussion Guidelines, Cardiac Arrest, Talent ID and many more


We are delighted to be able to offer the suite of Club Matters workshops for delivery online! The workshops will run for a maximum of 2 hours and we have relaxed the number of delegates required to run a workshop to 4. This number should include a minimum of 2 different clubs with a maximum of 12 delegates per workshop.

The workshop request form can be found here. We encourage you to read the terms and conditions prior to submitting your request. The online virtual workshops will be available until the end of June 2020 and we are continually reviewing the offer in light of COVID-19. 

In addition, we have three open workshops available to clubs and volunteers. Dates can be found below:

Planning for Your Future: Thursday 30th April 2020 (6.30-8.30pm) 
Introduction to Legal Structures: Wednesday 6th May 2020 (6.30-8.30pm) 
Leadership Teams: Tuesday 12th May 2020 (6.30-8.30pm) 

Please encourage clubs, organisations and volunteers to take advantage of these free workshops by booking on here. Further open workshops will be organised should demand exist.

Please contact us via should you have any questions and we will be happy to help.

Also from Club Matters

Keeping your Club & Organisation Running

From physical infrastructure, to making sure your committee is still functioning, there are lots of things that can be done during this time to ensure that your club can keep running or keep it in the best position possible. We have produced a series of resources and toolkits to guide you through what you may need to do.

Safeguarding courses 

The FA Safeguarding for Committee Members 

The FA Introduction to Safeguarding (for under 16s)

The FA Guide to Safeguarding Adults

Online Safeguarding Children recertification


Launching on Twitter - a dedicated safeguarding hour

Changes in legislation and the current lockdown will pose a challenge for any safeguarding champions. So every Wednesday the Ann Craft Trust will host a dedicated safeguarding hour on Twitter. This is an opportunity to ask questions and get the support from the wider safeguarding community online.

Twitter Safeguarding Hour
12.00noon - 1.00pm

Tag your question with #ACTSafeguardingHour

Unity Works disAbility Awareness Training
Please book here -

Eventbrite - Unity Works presents disAbility Awareness Training - Wednesday, 22 April 2020 | Wednesday, 27 May 2020.

UK Coaching - Time2Learn
Presented by leading experts in the field of coaching, Time2Learn webinar sessions are jam-packed with practical tools, helpful tips and inspiration to develop your PEOPLE skills.

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